how to pronounce slither


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the above transcription of slither is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

slither is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of slither in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… continuing to try and slither his way …”

meanings of slither


  1. To slide.
  2. To move about smoothly and from side to side.


  1. A limestone rubble.
  2. A sliver.


  1. Slithery; slippery.

slither frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word slither occurs in english on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics slither can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that slither can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words that rhyme with slither


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